Yenser Family History

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Yenser Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Jenzer or Jentzer, probably a variant of Jantzer, a pet form of the personal name Johann(es) (see John).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Yenter, Yeiser, Fenger, Center, Menser, Lenser, Wenker, Venier

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Yenser Family Origin

Where is the Yenser family from?

Yenser Family Occupations

What did your Yenser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yenser. 30% of Yenser men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yenser Historical Records

What Yenser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yenser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yenser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 44 immigration records available for the last name Yenser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 379 military records available for the last name Yenser. For the veterans among your Yenser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yenser Life Expectancy

What is the average Yenser lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Yenser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Yenser in 1959 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yenser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yenser ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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